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Africa’s Little Kings & Queens: Complete Collection
Age Range: 3 – 8 years
Africa’s Little Kings & Queens is a collection of four beautifully illustrated, rhyming picture books, inspired by some of ancient Africa’s most influential leaders: Queen Yaa (Ghana), Mansa Musa (Mali), Queen Kitami (Uganda) and Shaka Zulu (South Africa).
This special series is perfect for introducing the next generation of young leaders, thinkers and game-changers to Africa’s great history.
These books are suitable for children between ages 3 – 8 years, they are perfect for reading to little-ones and great for those learning to read independently.
Written by Louisa Olafuyi (Ugandan) & Oladele Olafuyi (Nigerian)
Edited by children’s book editor and novelist Krystle Appiah (Ghanaian)
Artwork by Nigerian Illustrators Isabelle Irabor and Tiolu Yoloye
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Louisa Olafuyi is the Co-founder of Kunda Kids and author of Africa's Little Kings & Queens. She is a former research journalist and ex Cambridge University Press. Louisa is passionate about inspiring the next generation about African history and culture. She's also an advocate for improving the representation of black characters in children's books and is a champion for inclusive innovation.
Dele is a dad to a two-year-old boy called Ire and a husband to a wonderful Ugandan Queen, Louisa. He is a marketing professional with over 10 years of experience working in various marketing roles with FMCG companies and in Fintech. Dele studied at the University of Cambridge's Judge Business School, where he earned his MBA degree. He is also a proud alumnus of the University of Ibadan, where he graduated in 2008.
Dele's passion for changing the narrative around Africans around the world motivated him to create Kunda Kids, a publishing and creative media studio that illuminates African stories through books, songs, animations and games.
Outside of work, Dele loves to play tennis, piano and watching sports.